how to pronounce byte


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byte is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of byte in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… special word a bytes a byte is 8 bits if …”

meanings of byte


  1. A unit of computing storage equal to eight bits, which can represent any of 256 distinct values.
  2. A short sequence of bits (binary digits) that can be operated on as a unit by a computer; the smallest usable machine word.

byte frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word byte occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics byte can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that byte can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to byte


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